Editorials

Flooding provides a lesson in need to pay for infrastructure

Monday’s mass flooding in the metro area proved one thing. No matter how much money you spend to modernize your sewer system, Mother Nature still rules. Despite the…

If chicken raising issue was a test the city council failed

City councilmembers did themselves no favor in their recent on-again, off-again votes on whether households can raise live chickens. It doesn’t matter if you are in favor of…

News

Even by Hamtramck standards, this flood was unusual

Even by Hamtramck standards, this flood was unusual

  By Charles Sercombe It’s been called disastrous, horrific, torrential, record-breaking, historic and maybe even…

Yes, it’s time to party on JC

Yes, it’s time to party on JC

By Charles Sercombe It’s hard to believe, but in two short weeks thousands of people…

For most voters, Primary Election wasn’t worth the effort

For most voters, Primary Election wasn’t worth the effort

  By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck voters were pretty much in lockstep with county and district…

Controversy over absentee ballots expands outside of Hamtramck

Controversy over absentee ballots expands outside of Hamtramck

By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck is not alone in experiencing improper handling of absentee ballots. The…

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Business

Closing a bar can be a tall order

Closing a bar can be a tall order

By Charles Sercombe There is certainly no shortage of complaints about Club Aces on Jos. Campau. But the question is: Will those complaints have the legal weight needed…

Car wash offers a personal touch in making your car shine

Car wash offers a personal touch in making your car shine

By Omar Thabet Special to The Review Don’t look now Hamtramck, but a business on the southend has begun to wash away its opponents. International Detail, located at…

Southend now has its own hardware store to call its own

Southend now has its own hardware store to call its own

  By Alan Madeleine Special to The Review Nothing revitalizes an old city like a new business. Even if that business is, well, an old-fashioned kind. The southend…

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Letter from the publisher … What a party!

Letter from the publisher  … What a party!

By John Ulaj The Review just held its 5th annual Christmas blowout! As the publisher, I am honored to have served…

News

After 94 years, St. Lad’s will be forced to close its doors

After 94 years, St. Lad’s will be forced to close its doors

  By Charles Sercombe It’s been a long time coming for St. Ladislaus Church. During the past 20 years the city’s Catholic population has rapidly declined, and…

Features

The sound of Korean boat tragedy is clearly heard at Zen Center

The sound of Korean boat tragedy is clearly heard at Zen Center

By Alan Madeleine Special to The Review How can a few pieces of paper make a difference in a tragedy of unimaginable scale? When they are decorated…

Editorials

Our endorsements for Tuesday’s Primary Election

Next Tuesday (Aug. 5) is the Primary Election, and in many instances, whoever wins the Democratic Party race next week will easily win the November Election. That’s…

Sports

Cosmos player on track to make it big

Cosmos player on track to make it big

By David Piestrzynski If you’ve watched Hamtramck’s football team play this season, then you’ve probably seen Jonathan Blanding. On the field he was pretty much everywhere. Blanding,…